St George is a major primary producing region situated 500kn inland from the coast. The area is known for producing cotton, sheep, beef cattle and many horticultural crops including grapes, pumpkins, melons and onions. There is fruit picking and farm work in the region, so go prepared and ready for hard work.
Fruit Picking Work in St George
Where’s St George
Your best bet is to drive, it will take about 6 hours from Brisbane. You can drive via Goondiwindi or Toowoomba along the Warrego or Cunnigham Highways.
Not Fruit Picking – What to do?
St Geoorge is a top spot for fishing but you can also absorb the beauty surroundings and scenery. Other popular activities include Canoeing, Golfing, Bird watching, Animal watching, Fishing, Mountain Biking and Water Skiing.
Many harvest jobs will meet the Second Australian Working Holiday Visa eligibility and count towards the 88 days of specified work. Some regional locations and jobs are ineligible which could lead to the Department of Immigration rejecting your application. So remember to confirm whether or not your fruit picking or harvest job will count towards the Second Australian WHV.
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